News to know Dec. 7: Fields trial deliberation; Hull Street double shooting; when snow arrives

Top headlines for Dec. 7

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - We’re ending the work week looking ahead to the first significant snowfall of the winter and what it means for the start to next week.

Double shooting

Two people were shot late Thursday night on Hull Street. Police have not released any information about a suspect and have not said what led to the shooting.

Richmond police are investigating a double shooting that happened late Thursday night on Hull Street.
Richmond police are investigating a double shooting that happened late Thursday night on Hull Street. ((Source: NBC12))

Jury to deliberate

The trial of James Fields, who is accused of killing Heather Heyer during the Unite the Right rally in 2017 is coming to a close. The jury will begin its deliberation Friday.

Police say 20-year-old James Alex Fields drove his Dodge Challenger into a crowd of counter-protesters as they walked in the opposite direction on the street, killing 1 woman. (Source: CNN/Albemarle-Charlottesville County Regional Jail)
Police say 20-year-old James Alex Fields drove his Dodge Challenger into a crowd of counter-protesters as they walked in the opposite direction on the street, killing 1 woman. (Source: CNN/Albemarle-Charlottesville County Regional Jail)

Teacher out

Following his refusal to use different pronouns for a student, a teacher at West Point High School was removed from his position Thursday in a unanimous vote by the school board.

West Point High School teacher fired

What else is happening?

Here are some other stories that may be of interest:

Richmond police identify man who was shot following stabbings

How to protect yourself from credit card skimmers

Weather

Dry and cold Friday. The latest on the upcoming winter weather has it moving through the area Sunday evening into Monday morning.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Friday dry and cold; snow moves in Sunday evening

What day is it?

Friday, Dec. 7 – National Cotton Candy Day

What’s Trending

Well, it’s Alaska, so if your doorbell rings mysteriously in the middle of the night, it might be a moose.

Moose responsible for mysterious door bell ringing

Adoptable Animal

This Max will not try to steal your Christmas.

Please share for this handsome guy! Max is a ridiculously cute, sweet looking pup who is currently in need of adoption...

Posted by Bandit's Adoption and Rescue of K-9s (BARK) on Thursday, December 6, 2018

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